Category: Staff

PHP Benelux16 Conference Blog

Setting off to the Conference PHP Benelux16 On Thursday 28th January bright and early on a crisp Manchester morning, Jeremy set out from the airport for PHP Benelux16 (#PHPBNL16). Again this year he was selected to speak and rising to this challenge, he made his chosen subject “The Lost Art of Defensive Programming” into fun, new talk.

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Sandra, Clair & Mark Join Our PHP Development Team!

Yet again we have another fantastic announcement. The past few weeks have been continuously exciting at Magma Digital, with our recent announcement of our move to Manchester to facilitate our expansion. We would now like to officially introduce Sandra, Mark and Clair; our tremendous new PHP software engineers. Sandra, a dutch national graduated with an HND in

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Manchester….Here we come!

It’s official! Magma Digital is delighted to announce the relocation of its production office to Manchester – the UK’s 3rd predominant Digital City. Magma Digital provides business critical IT software solutions and innovative web and mobile applications. Since its inception in April 1999 Jeremy Coates CEO has continually supported our clients to grow their businesses by

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We’re doing the Triple, Supporting 3 PHP Community Events

Many software agencies take pride in supporting their communities and Magma Digital are no different in the way that they support PHP Community Events. It is a busy up and coming schedule for us this year, as we are currently supporting: PHP South Coast, WeCamp and PHPNW15 and we simply cannot wait! PHP Community Events

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Introducing Melissa & Alister to our team

This year is proving to be another exciting and busy year for us. We’ve stopped to draw breath to let you know some great news. We’d like to introduce you to our newest team members. Melissa and Alister have joined our team as commercial director and marketing assistant, respectively. Melissa has joined our team as

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We’re hiring & now opening a Manchester office

This April, we are celebrating our ‘super sweet sixteen.’  This isn’t the only thing we’re celebrating though; we’re opening a second office in Manchester too! This past year has been remarkable, with a whole host of highlights to mention. We won three business awards, including picking up a couple of BIBAs. We had the pleasure

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How I Became One of the UK’s Youngest* Zend Certified PHP Engineers

My name is Liam Walder; I’m 18 years old and I work at Magma Digital. I first joined the team when I was 16 – just three months after completing my GCSEs in September 2012. I started off as an apprentice web developer and I am now a full-time permanent software engineer. My apprenticeship lasted

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Creating and Championing a Creative Culture

Creativity. A nebulous, almost intangible part of life that is increasingly important in many aspects of business: creative leadership, creative communications, creative strategy and the list goes on. (We’ve even been hearing a lot about creative accounting in the press recently but the less said about that the better, probably). As budgets get tighter, there

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Happy New Year: Magma Digital’s Plans for 2015

The new year is upon us. Christmas trees are coming down and its time to put the festive frivolity behind us. It’s back to business as usual. Or, maybe not… For us, 2015 will be a year of significant change at Magma Digital. Last year was our 15th birthday and a trio of prestigious awards soon followed

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